AWFL UMM 2019 Spring Advance will be held at Blue Lake Methodist Camp on Friday, April 26 - Saturday, April 27. Please note the reduced fees for men under the age of 40 sharing a room. Also, be reminded that room availability is on a first come basis. Click here for the registration form. Registration is due by Monday, April 15.
We look forward to an outstanding program entitled “Men’s Ministry is a Challenge.
” Our Friday night keynote speaker is Bishop L. Jonathan Holston, the Resident Bishop of the Columbia area, which includes the South Carolina Conference in the Southeastern Jurisdiction of The United Methodist Church. Click here for a brochure with more information.
Other programs include World of Scouting, Introduction to Class Meeting Bible Study literature, and Introduction Amend through Faith, a study about domestic violence and how it affects the family. Additionally, we will be presenting our Conference UMM Awards.
Saturday morning Rev. Drew Oakley will speak to us on how to come up with ideas getting younger men involved with your men’s ministry. Drew, an Associate Pastor at Immanuel UMC in Lakeside Park, Kentucky, is a member of the SEJ YoungERmen Ministry.
We also encourage churches whose UMM Charter has lapsed to attend and find out what resources are available to help re-start their ministry. We want to extend a special invitation the District Superintendents and Pastors.
Registration and check-in begins at 3:30 p.m.
on Friday, April 26
. The program starts at 5:00 with dinner at 6:00. Saturday's events begin with Communion at 7:15 a.m. and breakfast at 8:00. The program concludes with lunch at 12:30 p.m. We look forward to an outstanding Spring Advance as we join in fellowship and communion once again.